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  • David Cromer, Stephen McKinley Henderson & More to Judge 6th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition, 5/5
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

    Jujamcyn Theaters and True Colors Theatre Company have announced the judges for the 6th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition on Monday, May 5th at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). The event, which is free and open to the public, features high school students from Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Pittsburgh and Seattle performing monologues by the late, legendary American playwright. (more...)

    James Franco and Chris O'Dowd Star in OF MICE AND MEN, Opening Tonight on Broadway
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

    Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco and Chris O'Dowd make their Broadway debuts in Of Mice and Men, a new production directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro. Of Mice and Men, one of the greatest and most enduring American classics, has not been seen on Broadway in 40 years. (more...)

    Photo Coverage: Inside LADY DAY's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals
    by Walter McBride - Apr 14, 2014

    Broadway's biggest stars gathered at the Circle in the Square Theatre yesterday for opening night of Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill, starring five-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald and directed by Lonny Price. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the star-studded red carpet below! (more...)

    BWW Reviews: LTM's STEEL MAGNOLIAS Blooms with Strong Cast
    by Jacques Lamarre - Apr 14, 2014

    Well, you know what they say: if you don't have anything nice to say about anybody, come sit by me! (more...)

    Terrence Howard to Join Vince Vaughn & Hailee Steinfeld in TERM LIFE
    by Movies News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

    According to Deadline, Oscar winner Terrence Howard has signed on to join Vince Vaughn and Hailee Steinfeld in the upcoming thriller TERM LIFE. Peter Billingsley will direct the film, scripted by A.J. Lieberman, and based on Nick Thornborrow's novel. (more...)

    Meet the Broadway Class of 2014- Spring Edition!
    by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 06, 2014

    With Broadway's 2014 season now in full swing, there's a solid group of performers making their Broadway debuts this Spring. Meet all of the Great White Way's newest stars below, and be sure to let us know who you're most looking forward to seeing onstage! (more...)

    Reg E. Cathey Joins Cast of EXODUS, Playing Fraunces Tavern Museum Flag Gallery Today
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 05, 2014

    REG E. CATHEY (House of Cards, The Wire) joins the cast of EXODUS: DREAMS OF THE PROMISED LAND IN ANTEBELLUM AMERICA, playing multiple roles including Solomon Northrup (Twelve Years a Slave) and the Abolitionist Frederick Douglass. The cast also includes ROSALYN COLEMAN WILLIAMS (The Mountaintop, Seven Guitars, The Piano Lesson) in multiple roles including Elizabeth Keckley (familiar to audiences from the movie Lincoln), JENNIFER RAU as Abolitionist Angelina Grimke, and the noted vocal ensemble THE WESTERN WIND. Conceived by Salon/Sanctuary's Founding Artistic Director Jessica Gould to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, EXODUS was originally presented last year in a sold-out performance staged at the historic Fraunces Tavern, the oldest structure in Manhattan. (more...)

    Salon/Sanctuary Concerts Presents EXODUS: DREAMS OF THE PROMISED LAND IN ANTEBELLUM AMERICA Today
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 05, 2014

    Salon/Sanctuary Concerts presents Exodus: Dreams of the Promised Land in Antebellum America featuring The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble with guest actors Rosalyn Coleman Williams and Jennifer Rau. The Script and Stage Direction is by Erica Gould and Jessica Gould did the program concept and dramaturgy. (more...)

    Yale Rep to Stage World Premiere of THE HOUSE THAT WILL NOT STAND, 4/18-5/10
    by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

    Yale Repertory Theatre, in a co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, presents the world premiere of The House that will not Stand by Marcus Gardley, directed by Patricia McGregor. The House that will not Stand will be performed at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street) April 18-May 10. Opening Night is Thursday, April 24. (more...)

    WAKE UP with BroadwayWorld - Thursday, April 3, 2014 - A RAISIN IN THE SUN on Broadway, GUYS AND DOLLS at Carnegie and More!
    by Jessica Showers - Apr 03, 2014

    Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: A RAISIN IN THE SUN, starring Denzel Washington, opens tonight on Broadway, and GUYS AND DOLLS plays in concert with an all-star cast at Carnegie Hall! (more...)

    BWW Interviews: Alvin Crawford Sings the Praises of PORGY & BESS
    by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Mar 25, 2014

    The 2012 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival opening at the Ordway Center for Performing Arts has a lot of fans, starting with the cast. Actor Alvin Crawford heaps the praise on this area premiere. (more...)

    BET Networks Acquires THE QUEEN LATIFAH SHOW The Queen Latifah Show' for Cable Run
    by TV News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

    BET Networks has acquired this year's #1 new talk show, Sony Pictures Television's The Queen Latifah Show, to air beginning Monday, March 31. (more...)

    Center Theatre Group Announces Winners of 2014 August Wilson Monologue Competition
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

    From a field of 12 local high school students, Jonah Gould, Mykaela Sterris and LeafRickard have been selected as the winners of the 2014 August Wilson Monologue Competition Los Angeles Regional finals. Contestants this year featured high school students from nine Southern California cities, who performed in the regional finals at the Center Theatre Group/Mark Taper Forum, Tuesday night, March 11, 2014. The top three student performers received scholarships and the opportunity to perform again in New York City. The August Wilson Monologue Competition is presented by the Center Theatre Group Affiliates, a volunteer organization that supports Center Theatre Group's education and community partnerships programs. (more...)

    Reg E. Cathey Joins Cast of EXODUS, Playing Fraunces Tavern Museum Flag Gallery, 4/5
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

    REG E. CATHEY (House of Cards, The Wire) joins the cast of EXODUS: DREAMS OF THE PROMISED LAND IN ANTEBELLUM AMERICA, playing multiple roles including Solomon Northrup (Twelve Years a Slave) and the Abolitionist Frederick Douglass. The cast also includes ROSALYN COLEMAN WILLIAMS (The Mountaintop, Seven Guitars, The Piano Lesson) in multiple roles including Elizabeth Keckley (familiar to audiences from the movie Lincoln), JENNIFER RAU as Abolitionist Angelina Grimke, and the noted vocal ensemble THE WESTERN WIND. Conceived by Salon/Sanctuary's Founding Artistic Director Jessica Gould to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, EXODUS was originally presented last year in a sold-out performance staged at the historic Fraunces Tavern, the oldest structure in Manhattan. (more...)

    Photo Flash: Sally Field, Rajiv Joseph, Phylicia Rashad and More at Lark Benefit Honoring Edward Albee
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

    On the evening of March 10, 2014, Lark Play Development Center held a benefit entitled 'A Transformative Moment, A Celebration with Songs and Scenes Honoring Edward Albee'. The benefit celebrated Lark's 20th anniversary, Edward Albee's inspiring work and the power of playwriting. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

    'Always Something Left to Love...' Meet the Full Company of A RAISIN IN THE SUN, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
    by Meet the Cast - Mar 07, 2014

    Previews begin tomorrow night, Saturday, March 8, for the return to Broadway of Tony Award-winner and two-time Academy Award-winner Denzel Washington, starring as Walter Lee Younger in Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN. This new production begins previews nearly 55 years to the day that A RAISIN IN THE SUN had its Broadway premiere (March 11, 1959) at the same theatre, the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast! (more...)

    Fire Island Dance Festival Announces 20th Anniversary Performances, 7/18-7/20
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

    Fire Island Dance Festival, the most anticipated event of the season on Fire Island, returns July 18-20, 2014, for its stunning 20th anniversary edition, featuring some of the most exciting and talked-about dance companies in the industry. The festival, produced by and benefiting Dancers Responding to AIDS, is performed outdoors against the dazzling backdrop of the Great South Bay. (more...)

    Disney Channel Debuts Second Season of SOFIA THE FIRST Today
    by TV News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

    Season two of Disney Junior's hit animated series 'Sofia the First,' 2013's #1 TV series among Girls 2-5 and the #2 cable TV series overall among Kids 2-5, debuts FRIDAY, MARCH 7 (more...)

    Salon/Sanctuary Concerts Presents EXODUS: DREAMS OF THE PROMISED LAND IN ANTEBELLUM AMERICA, 4/5
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

    Salon/Sanctuary Concerts presents Exodus: Dreams of the Promised Land in Antebellum America featuring The Western Wind Vocal Ensemble with guest actors Rosalyn Coleman Williams and Jennifer Rau. The Script and Stage Direction is by Erica Gould and Jessica Gould did the program concept and dramaturgy. (more...)

    Pittsburgh Public Theater Presents AN ILIAD, Now thru 4/6
    by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

    The winner of 2012 Obie and Lucille Lortel Awards, An Iliad runs tonight, March 6 - April 6, 2014 at the O'Reilly Theater, Pittsburgh Public Theater's home in the heart of Downtown's Cultural District. For tickets call 412.316.1600 or visit ppt.org. (more...)

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